Wildebeest Migration in the African continent is known by many as the World Cup of Africa. This migration happens in Serengeti National Park and Masai Mara game reserve and this is the main reason many tourists flock to venture into Kenya and Tanzania for the wildebeest Migration safari experience that happens around mid-year.

How it Works

How Does The Great Migration Work?

Migration is the movement of animals such as wildebeests, and zebras in search of water and green pastures. Wildebeest migration normally starts in July to October every year.


Can The Migration River Crossings Be Predicted?

Crossing river migration cannot be predicted as some of the wildebeest arrive at the river and start swimming immediately, some arrive and hang around for some time but some arrive and turn back immediately that is why no one can predict the migration river crossing.

What Month Is The Wildebeest Migration?

Wildebeest migrate all your round but the best months are June, July, August, September, and October, this is when the biggest number of wildebeest migration happens.


Where Does The Great Migration Start?

Because wildebeest migration happens year-round, the start and endpoint of this journey is unknown.

Why Do Wildebeest Migrate?

The wildebeest Great Migration in Kenya and Tanzania is caused by a lack of water and grass, therefore the reason why Wildebeest migrates is to look for water and pasture.


What Months are the Wildebeest Migration in Kenya?

Wildebeest migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara starts in July every year and goes for 3 to 4 months till the end of October.

When to go for Great Migration in Tanzania?

Wildebeest's great migration in Serengeti National Park takes place between May and December. Wildebeest in Serengeti migrate towards the Masai Mara game reserve in a clockwise direction before returning to the Ngoro Ngoro conservation area.


Does Migration happen in Uganda?

Uganda does not have great wildebeest migration, most safari tours made in Uganda are primate-focused excursions such as gorillas and chimpanzees.

2024-06-26 14:47:53
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